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COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
Bearing The Full Force Of Our Anguish -- Learning From Veterans And Grieving Mothers
Founder, Deep Streams Institute and Coming Home Project
If the skillfully employed force of the beloved community helps veterans of war, their families and children, and their providers to heal, it can similarly help survivors of violent loss in our neighborhoods. And law enforcement personnel whose stress levels are off the chart.
With No State Budget, Community Mental Health in Crisis
Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN
Co-authored by Ann Fisher Raney, AM, LCSW, chief executive officer at Turning Point, Skokie, IL and Mona Shattell, PhD, RN
How Illness Can Motivate People To Live
As part of our ongoing series Third Metric we explore how people who have been diagnosed with serious illness stay positive and approach life in a new way.
It's Elementary: Ample Guns + Paltry Mental Health Services = Tragedy
Mark W. Schleisner
Director, nycBizTech Consulting
It's a recipe for never-ending tragedy. And I'm not just talking about tragedies like Newtown. What about all the times that people have killed others by gunfire in an act of road rage, family bickering, or a squabble with someone down the block?
Youth Mental Health Services Often Neglected For Many Teens
At the same time, the demand for mental health services is skyrocketing. The caseload of community mental health service
Disruptive Doctors: Changing Psychiatric Practices
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD
Chief Medical Officer, New York State Office of Mental Health
My recent trip to Japan allowed me to witness true leaders in action and to participate in a group that has carefully but insistently been disrupting the mental health care status quo in its country.
Overcoming Stigma and Improving Mental Health in America
Susan Blumenthal, M.D.
Former U.S. Assistant Surgeon General
This May marks the 63rd anniversary of Mental Health Month, but the problem of mental illness requires greater attention as a major 21st-century public health challenge.
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